Arsene Wenger has suggested he could be willing to snap N’Golo Kante from Leicester City this summer. The North London outfit already have a £20million bid for the French midfielder’s teammate, Jamie Vardy. Leicester City bought the combative midfielder from French side, Caen last summer. Kante was a vital part of the Foxes’ Premier League title win in the just concluded season.
United goalkeeper, David de Gea has said that he wants to remain with the Red Devils. The shotstopper was close to completing a move to Spanish giants, Real Madrid last summer before the deal failed to materialise on the last day of the window. The Spain goalkeeper then signed a four year extension to his deal at Old Trafford and now says he is ‘very happy’ at Manchester United.
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The French giants are willing to sign Barcelona’s Brazilian forward, Neymar. The forward is said to be a replacement for departing strike ace, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The French club are considering activating his £153 million release clause in a bid that could make him the most expensive player in the world.
Barcelona sent scouts to check up on Southampton defender Cedric Soares in Portugal’s win against Estonia, in a friendly in Lisbon.
Soares, 25, has been linked with a move to Barcelona as a possible replacement for Dani Alves, who is expected to leave the Nou Camp this summer.
England defender John Stones has turned down a move to Barcelona — who now believe he will join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.
Barcelona met the Everton defender’s agent Paul Martin last week, offering £90,000 a week plus bonuses for trophies won, but the offer was rejected.
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has said that the club has no intention to sell any of its stars. The Spaniard also said he is working on new signings to help the club in its quest to return to the Premier League. Andros Townsend, Georginio Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko have all been linked with a move away from St James’ Park.
Liverpool will offer Germany international Emre Can a new deal in a bid to keep him in Anfield. He was a pivotal member of Jurgen Klopp’s side featuring as a midfielder.
Meanwhile, Kolo Toure has left the Reds an is considering a move to French giants, Monaco or a lucrative deal in China.
Sunderland have released Steven Fletcher, Wes Brown, Danny Graham and Steve Harper. The stars were members of the team that survived relegation last season, scrapping through with a two-point gap over Newcastle.